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John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft
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July 20, 2018
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Some 1430 questions
Thanks for the detailed response!
Some 1430 questions
Let's say you have a hand where you have all five keycards but missing the location of the queen. You are confident in small slam but unsure about a grand. Is your first priority to queen-ask (over asking for king-count, for example)?
Bridge club furnishings
I also bought the same tables from BB&B (I think 34") also using their 20% off. Obviously you're looking for something that "looks nicer", but these tables were super high quality and sturdy for folding tables. I think I got them pretty cheaper as well (list price was ...
Some 1430 questions
Thanks. Just sitting here trying to sure up some conventions, since I've spent most of my time playing just standard stuff. I know some of these sound super obvious, but I just have to get them through my brain by hearing it explained once or twice. For example, earlier ...
Some 1430 questions
So essentially any queen or king ask is a grand slam inquiry?
Some 1430 questions
Thanks. (#2). Duh on my part. I knew I was missing something obvious on that one.
Some 1430 questions
What is the switch Eddie suggested? My first thought would be to use 1430 over majors and 3014 over minors, but that's just off the cuff.
List things that the average “beginner/novice” just doesn’t understand
Last night I opened the bidding with 2. After the opponents passed, my partner (who I'm playing with as a playing director because she didn't have a partner) asks me, "Am I forced to bid something over 2? Like, do I have to?" She's not ...
What's a "Comparable Call"?
The confusing part for some directors is the use of "X" after an insufficient bid. I think that could use some clarification. You CAN use a "X" to show a comparable bid, or you CAN'T? ------------- LAW27B. Insufficient Bid Not Accepted: If an insufficient bid in rotation is not accepted ...
Non Timeo Danaos et Dona Ferentes Compulsus
My bad. It’s a doubleton. Get back to declarer via the king of and then try to finesse the king. My apologies. Either way don’t just freely give up the queen of .

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